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Gauze / Sponge,Nonresorbable For External Use

Page Type
Product Code
Regulation Medical Specialty
General and Plastic Surgery
Review Panel
General and Plastic Surgery
Submission Type
510(K) Exempt
Device Classification
Class 1
Regulation Number
878.4014
GMP Exempt?
No
Summary Malfunction Reporting
Ineligible
Implanted Device
No
Life-Sustain/Support Device
No
Third Party Review
Not Third Party Eligible

CFR § 878.4014 Nonresorbable gauze/sponge for external use

§ 878.4014 Nonresorbable gauze/sponge for external use.

(a) Identification. A nonresorbable gauze/sponge for external use is a sterile or nonsterile device intended for medical purposes, such as to be placed directly on a patient's wound to absorb exudate. It consists of a strip, piece, or pad made from open woven or nonwoven mesh cotton cellulose or a simple chemical derivative of cellulose. This classification does not include a nonresorbable gauze/sponge for external use that contains added drugs such as antimicrobial agents, added biologics such as growth factors, or is composed of materials derived from animal sources.

(b) Classification. Class I (general controls). The device is exempt from the premarket notification procedures in part 807, subpart E of this chapter subject to the limitations in § 878.9.

[64 FR 53929, Oct. 5, 1999]

Gauze / Sponge,Nonresorbable For External Use

Page Type
Product Code
Regulation Medical Specialty
General and Plastic Surgery
Review Panel
General and Plastic Surgery
Submission Type
510(K) Exempt
Device Classification
Class 1
Regulation Number
878.4014
GMP Exempt?
No
Summary Malfunction Reporting
Ineligible
Implanted Device
No
Life-Sustain/Support Device
No
Third Party Review
Not Third Party Eligible

CFR § 878.4014 Nonresorbable gauze/sponge for external use

§ 878.4014 Nonresorbable gauze/sponge for external use.

(a) Identification. A nonresorbable gauze/sponge for external use is a sterile or nonsterile device intended for medical purposes, such as to be placed directly on a patient's wound to absorb exudate. It consists of a strip, piece, or pad made from open woven or nonwoven mesh cotton cellulose or a simple chemical derivative of cellulose. This classification does not include a nonresorbable gauze/sponge for external use that contains added drugs such as antimicrobial agents, added biologics such as growth factors, or is composed of materials derived from animal sources.

(b) Classification. Class I (general controls). The device is exempt from the premarket notification procedures in part 807, subpart E of this chapter subject to the limitations in § 878.9.

[64 FR 53929, Oct. 5, 1999]